Island Biology Interest Group

Island Databases

UNEP Islands

Access to information on islands and small island developing States (SIDS) especially from within the United Nations system

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Island Biodiversity Databases

Ant Map

The goal of is to provide an intuitive and efficient framework for professional and amateur myrmecologists to visualize the known(...)

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Azorean Biodiversity Portal

The Azorean Biodiversity Portal is a unique resource for fundamental research in systematics, biodiversity, education and conservation management in(...)

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Azores ATLANTIS Biodiversity Database

Based on project ATLANTISMAR, we have already in this database the list of terrestrial and marine Azorean species and their distribution.

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BIOTA Canarias

The complete list and spatial data for the terrestrial biota of Canary Islands

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Ibero Diversidad Entomologica

A database for the Iberian Arthropod biodiversity,including Macaronesia. It has certainly been very laborious commissioning project, based on a(...)

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Photo Gallery Biodiversity in Azores

Here you can find many resources about Azores biodiversity

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REDMIC -Marine Biodiversity Resources - Canary Islands

Obtaining marine data is economically very costly process, and efficiency must prevail to get the data once and use it many times. Therefore, the(...)

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The Spiders of Azores

The aim of this webpage is to provide information about the spider fauna of the Azores. In time this site is planned to contain images and species(...)

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Island Conservation

Global Island Partnership (GLISPA)

The Global Island Partnership (GLISPA) assists islands in addressing one of the world’s greatest challenges — to conserve and sustainably(...)

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The mission of Island Conservation is to prevent extinctions by removing invasive species from islands.

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Global Biodiversity Databases

Atlas of Living Australia

This is  fantastic Biodiversity Database that will inspire the new Azorean Biodiversity Portal

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EOL - Encyclopedia of Life

Our knowledge of the many life-forms on Earth - of animals, plants, fungi, protists and bacteria - is scattered around the world in books, journals,(...)

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What is Fauna Europaea? The Fauna Europaea project (EVR1-1999-20001) has been funded by the European Commission for a period of four years (1 March(...)

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GBIF - Global Biodiversity Information Initiative

The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) is an international open data infrastructure, funded by governments. It allows anyone, anywhere(...)

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MOL - Map of Life

Map of Life Steering Committee The Map of Life Steering Committee provides technical, managerial and scientific advice to Map of Life and key(...)

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Species 2000

Species 2000 is an autonomous federation of taxonomic database custodians, involving taxonomists throughout the world. Our goal is to collate a(...)

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TDEG - Biodiversity Information Standards

Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG), also known as the Taxonomic Databases Working Group, is a not for profit scientific and educational(...)

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Tree of Life

The Tree of Life Web Project (ToL) is a collaborative effort of biologists and nature enthusiasts from around the world. On more than 10,000 World(...)

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Biodiversity Funding


The BiodivERsA partners aim to further integrate pan-European biodiversity research by: - Better covering European biodiversity research both(...)

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Biodiversity Policy


DIVERSITAS mission Biodiversity underpins the life-support system of our planet. Both natural and managed ecosystems deliver important ecological(...)

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GEO BON - Essential Biodiversity Variables

GEO BON’s mission is:To improve the acquisition, coordination and delivery of biodiversity information and services to users, particularly(...)

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IPBES - The Intergovernmental science-policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

IPBES was established in April 2012, as an independent intergovernmental body open to all member countries of the United Nations. The members are(...)

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